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The mission of the Coalition of Homeless Services Providers (formerly the Homeless Coalition of San Benito County) is to eliminate homelessness in Monterey and San Benito counties by “promoting interagency coordination to develop and sustain a comprehensive system of housing and support services designed to maximize the self-sufficiency of individuals and families.”

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Federal Funds to Be Used for County Homeless Shelter

San Juan Bautista has approved $231,284 to go toward rehabbing the county's homeless shelter. The facility can house 50 people each night in separate dormitories for men and women.

(Oct. 29, 2021) → Read the full Benito Link report
Hollister Removes Homeless Encampments Along San Benito River

Crews from the city of Hollister removed more than 16 homeless encampments and a dozen truckloads of garbage from the San Benito River bed over a three-day period. The “coordinated cleanup event” was conducted by public works, utilities and code enforcement staff, as well as the Hollister Fire Department and Police Department.

(Oct. 20, 2021) → Read the full The Free Lance report

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Getting to Yes
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Image caption: A Senate bill to create zoning laws that promote affordable housing has been met with protest in Santa Cruz.
Bill to Allow More Housing Meets Protest in Santa Cruz
A State Senate bill would allow quick rezoning for multi-family housing, as a new research study reveals the high cost of single-family zoning laws.

Image caption: California's homelessness crisis shows no signs of improving, despite significant new measures to fight the problem.
State of the Homelessness Crisis

California's homelessness numbers continue to rise despite new spending on housing, services. Here's where the fight to end the crisis stands.

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